Prime Ministers of Canada: Selected Speeches, 1867-2002, Profiles, Bibliography with Editorial Commentary

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Agora Cosmopolitan, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 515 pages
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Prime Ministers in Canada have provided critical leadership in defending Canada, as an independent and sovereign country in North America, and in general, as a strong and united nation. Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada's first Prime Minister, for example, championed the development of a transcontinental railway, linking Canada from sea to sea (the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean), against threats of manifest destiny by the United States. Lester B. Pearson, for example, helped champion Canada's leadership in constructive internationalism via the United Nations, as an international peacekeeper, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, for example, championed the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, as a critical contribution to civil rights and human rights in association with constitutional law. This book supports a critical appreciation of political leadership by Prime Ministers of Canada, via their speeches, in association with Canadian political history, and social constitutional development. The editor of the book presents constitutional and other social cultural values that have been defended by Prime Ministers of Canada in the nation building of Canada, and that have been threatened by the "Neo-Duplessis" Jean Chretian Prime Ministerial administration. The Editor of the cited book is a member of the University of Toronto community, including Heads of State for Canada since the seventeenth century. Please note: The cited book already includes an appendix with a proposed 'Canadian Language Act'. Includes also a speech by 'Prime Ministerial candidate X' concerning a proposed Canadian transcontinental bullet train network.

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Excellent compilation of speeches.

Contents

Preface
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Prime Ministers of Canada
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Transcontinental Railway 1881
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